Putnam Scanner for Sept. 2, 2010
Putnam County Sheriff's Department
* Aug. 24, 9:58 p.m.: Keegan Remsburg, 17, Greencastle, was traveling west on CR 300S, just west of Hospital Dr., in a 1999 Honda Accord. Remsburg swerved to the right to avoid an oncoming vehicle that was traveling in the middle of the road. His vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and struck a power pole.
Vehicle was towed by Jerry's. Damage estimate $1,001-$2,500.
Putnam County Jail
Amber Nicole Akins-McCombs, 22, Greencastle: Dealing in a schedule drug, possession of a controlled substance, neglect of a dependent, Aug. 31, 11:19 p.m.
Joseph Day, 18, no city listed: Driving while suspended, Aug. 31, 4 p.m.
Nicole Johnson, 22, Cloverdale: Probation violation, Aug. 31, 4:40 p.m.
Jennifer Lynn Martin, 20, Greencastle: Failure to appear, Aug. 31, 7 p.m.
Greencastle Fire Department
Aug. 26, 5:35 p.m.: Alarm at 106 S. Spring St., disregarded at 5:37 p.m.
Aug. 27, 2:45 a.m.: Lift assist at 114 W. Seminary St. Cleared at 3:07 a.m.
Aug. 27, 12:35 p.m.: Crews responded to 831 Gardenside Dr. Cleared at 1:04 p.m.
Aug. 27, 2:42 p.m.: Outside fire at 1437 W 285S. Cleared at 3:01 p.m.
Aug. 27, 3:53 p.m.: Cleaning up a fuel spill at Marathon station, 405 N. Jackson St. Cleared at 4:19 p.m.
Aug. 27, 4:02 p.m.: Fuel spill on Keightly Rd. Cleared at 4:37 p.m.
Aug. 27, 8:22 p.m.: Crews responded to 107 W. Hanna St. Cleared at 8:31.
Aug. 27, 10:23 p.m.: Investigating a hot smell at FB Distro, 1744 Indianapolis Rd. Cleared at 10:47 p.m.
Aug. 28, 8 a.m.: Alarm at 301 Seminary St. Disregarded at 8:02 a.m.
Aug. 28, 9:21 a.m.: Lift assist at 401 Longcastle Dr. Cleared at 9:33 a.m.
Aug. 29, 5:48 p.m.: Assisted Operation Life at 1014 Mill Pond Lane. Cleared at 6:39 p.m.
Aug. 29, 7:56 p.m.: EMS run at 407 E. Sycamore St. Cleared at 8:11 p.m.
Aug. 30, 11:46 a.m.: Fire service call at 139 Woodhaven. Cleared at 11:55 a.m.
Aug. 30, 12:26 p.m.: Bus accident at 1058 Indianapolis Rd. Cleared at 1:04 p.m.
Aug. 31, 2:20 p.m.: Outside fire at 2270 S 150W. Cleared at 2:33 p.m.
Sept. 1, 7:05 a.m.: Alarm at 414 S. Indiana St. due to cooking. Cleared at 7:16 a.m.
Greencastle Police Department
* Aug. 30, 6:23 p.m. Ila Hammond, 71, Greencastle, was stopped in traffic southbound on South Bloomington St. waiting to turn into Kentucky Fried Chicken in a 1996 Mercury Sable. Philip R. Troyer, 23, Greencastle, was driving a 2007 Ford Crown Victoria southbound and did not see Hammond's vehicle stop. He was unable to avoid a collision and struck her from behind.
Hammond was transported to Putnam County Hospital for evaluation.
Hamond's vehicle towed by Seniour's. Damage estimate $2,501-$5,000.
The following ticket was issued by GPD:
Aug. 29, 7:05 a.m.: Eva Carter, 46, Poland, was ticketed on Bloomington St. for 45 mph in a 30.
Information included in the Putnam Scanner is taken from reports provided to the Banner Graphic by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Greencastle Police Department and Greencastle Fire Department.
Individuals listed in the blotter have been arrested on probable cause and have not been formally charged. Charging information may change after an initial arrest.
Questions about listed charging information should be directed to the arresting agency.